“Do Online Games Really Allow You to Train Your Brain? ”
There are many brain training programs on the market; Lumosity is probably the most popular with over 50 million subscribers. One of the first promotional advertisements for Lumosity.com made the claim, “Any brain can get better.” But can any brain get better through the use of online “brain training” games? What evidence is there to support this? And what does “better” mean? If you get better at the game itself, is it possible that these improvements extend beyond just the game? What responsibility do we as consumers have to ask these types of questions and seek out verifiable answers?